The Tulane University Marching Band braves the August heat and humidity to practice marching basics during the annual band camp on Brown Field. The intense week-long camp is in preparation for the first home game on Sept. 2 versus Grambling State University.
Band members concentrate on form and movement as they march to the beat of the drums.
Piccolo player Amanda Lee adds a high note to the sound.
A member of the cymbal section sports a pair of Angry Wave crew socks.
Tulane senior Casey Kotowski, a member of the color guard, aces the rifle routine.
Joe Foster, right, stands at attention to support the weight of his sousaphone.
Drummer George Pratt takes full advantage of a hard-earned break.